|Ode to Gravity: Interspecies Music|
For many years, Jim Nollman has explored the limits of human-animal communication. Along the way he has made some highly provocative tapes. In this program he talks with Charles Amirkhanian and introduces his recordings, including his now famous “Turkey Song”, in which human slide whistlers perform a call-and-response improvisation with the flock of gobblers at the Willy Bird Farm. Also heard is a recording of a colony of kangaroo rats and wild burros, made during a recent visit to Death Val...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Ode to Gravity series; Other Finds; Jim Nollman
|Jim Nollman's Cigarette Piece|
Composer Jim Nollman of San Francisco, well known for his work with inter-species music, was also a member of the avant-grade group Music Music. This program is a recording made during the eighth night of his conceptual work, entitled Cigarette Piece, which was performed live over KPFA in 1973. The piece is scored for ten cigarette smokers and each nights performance lasted as long as it takes each of them to finish one cigarette...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; Music; Avant-Garde; New Music; Jim Nollman
|Wavelength 2008-03-07 - William English|
Animal music including Terry Fox, Jim Nollman, Bepler (Cremaster 5) and others
Keywords: Animal music including Terry Fox; Jim Nollman; Bepler (Cremaster 5) and others
|89 Simon - Field Recordings - Simon Maxwell-Stewart|
A field recording is a way of transporting yourself across the world just by clicking play. This hour will take you through some of the most interesting examples in my collection. No fields were harmed in the recording of this show.. Songs Played on the Show: 01) Jim Nollman - Vihuela and Wolf Pack 2 02) Geir Jennsen - Camp 2, World Music on the Radio 03) Alejandra & Aeron - Abhilash, Lost His Love in England 04) Rosalind Solomon - Delinas Salas recordings 05) Nasa Voyager Recordings - Symphonie...
Keywords: Field Recordings; Nature Recordings; Musique Concrete; Ambient; Phonographic; Folkways; Dream Recordings; EVP Recordings; Space Recordings; Nasa; Planetary Recordings; Dragonflies; Insect; Whale song; Wolf Pack; American Primitivism; Conversations; Spoken Word; Buddhist Ceremony; Flute; Nasa Voyager; Biosphere; Jim Nollman; Geir Jennsen; Alejandra; Aeron; Rosalind Solomon; Peru; South American; Delinas Salas; Ruteki; Modern Greek Heroic Poetry; Homer; Illiad; Odyssey; Music Boxes; Opera; Dion Mcgregor; Arseny Avraamov; Soviet Spring; Communist Recordings; Radio Show